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Linux Administration with Ansible: Getting Started with Ansible Automation

by Andrew Mallett

This course will teach you the fundamentals of managing Linux systems with Ansible.

What you'll learn

There is more and more need to manage multiple-systems and most budgets do not allow for extra staff. In this course, Linux Administration with Ansible: Getting Started with Ansible Automation, you’ll learn to install Ansible and manage a mix of Linux systems. First, you’ll explore methods of automation and why you might want to use Ansible. Next, you’ll discover how using ad-hoc commands can help in quickly configuring systems to a desired state. Finally, you’ll learn how to implement Ansible Playbooks for repeatably correct configurations against your estate. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Ansible automation needed to manage a small environment.

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About the author

Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java. Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named "Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... more

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